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Thursday's sports on TV/radio


College basketball
Women: Connecticut at Maryland 6 p.m. ESPN2
Tennessee at Texas A&M 7 p.m. SEC
Georgia at Auburn 7 p.m. ESPNU
Butler at St. John's 7 p.m. FS1
Kentucky at Mississippi 8 p.m. ESPN2
Florida at Arkansas 9 p.m. SEC; 1250-AM
Vanderbilt at LSU 9 p.m. ESPNU
St. Mary's (Calif.) at Loyola Marymount 11 p.m. ESPNU
College football
Birmingham Bowl: USF vs. South Carolina 2 p.m. ESPN; 820-AM
Belk Bowl: Arkansas vs. Virginia Tech 5:30 p.m. ESPN, ESPND
Alamo Bowl: Oklahoma State vs. Colorado 9 p.m. ESPN, ESPND; 620-AM
Celtics at Cavaliers 8 p.m. TNT
Mavericks at Lakers 10:30 p.m. TNT
Devils at Capitals 7 p.m. NBCSN
Maple Leafs at Lightning 7:30 p.m. Fox Sun; 970-AM

Thursday's sports on TV/radio 12/29/16 [Last modified: Thursday, December 29, 2016 12:24am]
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